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Germany is the most densely populated country of Europe. It is located in the Central Europe and shares it boundaries with nine surrounding nations. The Golden eagle is the national animal of Germany signifying national unity.
Geographically, Germany is sharing the Baltic Sea and the North Sea between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark. The population of the country is approximately 81.8 million (including 7.2 million foreigners) and it is highly unevenly distributed. The northern and eastern part of Germany is very less populated as compared to western Germany.
Germany economy is fifth in the world in terms of Purchasing Power Parity. It is the leading exporter of machinery, vehicles, chemicals, and household equipment and benefits from a highly skilled labor force. It plans to shift from nuclear power with renewable energy. Domestic consumption, bolstered by low energy prices and a weak euro, are likely to drive German GDP growth again in 2016. Technology has been an integral part of Germany’s economy. In academics and industrial growth the country receives huge support from BRIC nations, the U.S. and Canada.
In Physics, Medicine and Chemistry, this nation has produced over 50 Nobel laureates from 1900. Germany has established infrastructure for advanced innovative and effective pharmaceuticals. It is highly preferred for research, production and sales of world-class pharmaceuticals worldwide. The main funding for R& D in medical as well as pharmaceutical sciences comes from the private sector. Some of the leading Institutions in pharmaceutical research in Germany are Marburg University, Greifswald University, Goethe University, Frankfurt and University of Freiburg provides great practical research support for its students. Larger numbers of pharmaceutical science journals of Germany are well established and releasing great quality articles. Some of the very well know are Phytomedicine: international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, Planta Medica, Journal of Natural Medicines, Archiv der Pharmazie and Pharmazeutische Industrie.